A franchisor looking to raise awareness and communicate the sound ethics of your franchise amongst the ever growing crowd of new franchisors operating with little or no accreditation?
A potential franchisee bewildered by all the claims and hype wanting guidance on the credibility and likely success of your chosen franchise, or just help on deciding what type of franchise would be right for you?
A franchisee who wants to be well informed and have access to help, assistance and guidance which is tailored to the franchise industry and delivered by experienced franchise professionals?
A supplier with services or products that are of benefit to franchisors or franchisees and wanting to ensure that they are aware of you?
If the answer to any of these questions is ‘Yes’ then The Franchise Alliance (TFA) is here to help you.
The principal of ethical franchising is where there is an ongoing, agreed relationship mutually benefiting the parties carrying out business with the assistance of advice, guidance, peer-to-peer and linear support ;following recognised and proven methods with regards to operations, products, services, marketing and training.
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Before I came to write this article I decided to research the true meaning of the word “accreditation”.
There were several dictionary definitions available online saying much the same thing-
“Accreditation is a voluntary activity initiated by the institution that requires a rigorous self-evaluation and an independent, objective appraisal of the overall quality by peers”.
Clear Brew's tried and tested methods, coupled with their unique portable water fed mixing units, market leading chemicals and industry tested inhibitors means that their eco led repeat Beer line cleaning service reduces costs, cuts waste, minimises risk, maintains and in most cases improves draught beer line quality. There are no upfront costs and seeking no contracts their service becomes a vital repeat service that customers come to rely on and are happy to endorse.
Back in 2005 Channel 4 lost Graham Norton to the BBC, this year the BBC lost Formula 1 & The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4! The retention, attraction and recruitment of talent can make or break a business and this is true of franchised businesses also.
Mel & Sue invested 6 years of their lives into The Great British Bake Off and were quoted as saying "The BBC nurtured the show from its infancy and helped give it its distinctive warmth and charm, growing it from an audience of two million to nearly 15 [million] at its peak.”
Lewis Hamilton has invested more than 21 years into his F1 career.
Why is this relevant to franchising?
The correct answer to this is simple… Staff are the most important asset, right?
But those that see staff as a potential risk to their business aren’t imagining it. Often they are employers who have previously had or heard of bad experiences with employing staff which could be anything from minor workplace conflicts to a claim against them at an Employment Tribunal. We live in a litigious society and as such, even with the best will in the world, it is impossible to eliminate the possibility of litigation.